Beyond Beirut is a Lebanese non-governmental organization with a mission to encourage the development of experiential tourism beyond the city limits of Beirut as a means for sustainable economic development in rural Lebanon.
Beyond Beirut goals:

  • To create awareness of the importance of tourism beyond the city limits of Beirut as an economic driver.
  • To promote rural tourism as a means for sustainable economic and community development
  • To introduce and support the concept of destination development
  • To empower communities with the means and tools to actively develop their assets
  • To enhance job creation and retention
  • To conserve natural and cultural heritage
  • To enhance quality of tourism service
  • To encourage business to business linkages as an essential potential for economic growth
  • To encourage public/private partnerships
  • To develop, sustain and expand an integrated network of marketing channels to create a pull demand for tourism in areas beyond the city limits of Beirut